Sequel affected by piracy
“Zombieland currently the most pirated movie on bit torrent. Over one million downloads and counting,” he then adds, “Beyond depressing. This greatly affects the likelihood of a Zombieland 2.”
In our exclusive interview with Reese and his writing partner Paul Wernick told me they’ve got plenty of ideas for a follow-up. But that was contingent on the film’s box office success. Unfortunately, online piracy puts a dent in that success.
Roughly six weeks after its debut, Zombieland has grossed an estimated $83 million worldwide. It remains in the top 20 (it grossed $1.2 million over the weekend). I’m not sure what marker Sony is trying to meet before they give the go ahead for a sequel, because it’s made some good money, still, the piracy is a load of horseshit. And it’d be a shame if we missed out on sequel because of that.
Source: Rhett Reese